KARL Robinson has some insight into how the Rotherham United dressing room will feel ahead of their visit to the Kassam Stadium.

The Millers extended their unbeaten run to 15 games with a 2-0 win at Ipswich Town on Tuesday, which sent them top of Sky Bet League One.

Paul Warne’s side have not lost since a 4-2 home defeat to Fleetwood Town on September 11 and it is a pattern of results United will find familiar.

In 2019, the U’s went on an 18-match unbeaten run following a 2-0 defeat to the Cod Army at the same point of that season.

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As a depleted United attempt to halt Rotherham’s momentum, Robinson knows tomorrow’s visitors will be full of belief.

He said: “If they score first you have the confidence to score second; if you score first you feel like you’re going to run away with it.

“That’s a great place to find yourself.

“I’m not sure how many times we’ve been beaten in the last few games in the league, so between the two of us there’s one defeat in about 25 games.”

United have lost one of their last nine League One matches, against then-leaders Plymouth Argyle last month.

This will surely be their most difficult game since then, with Rotherham the division’s joint-highest scorers and boasting the meanest defence.

Strikers Michael Smith, Freddie Ladapo and Will Grigg have a combined 27 goals in all competitions but United will continue to play on the front foot, despite their Covid outbreak.

Robinson said: “It’s a different type of challenge, whether they go with Smith, Ladapo or Grigg.

“Their movement patterns and the way they play will be a little bit different.

“They have tremendous energy in the middle of the pitch, too.”

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United’s head coach added: “We have no choice, we have to play in a way to protect where we might be most fragile.

“They’re going to put our back line under immense pressure, but I have tremendous faith we’ll cope with that.”

The U’s had the small boost of having last Saturday off because of the late postponement of their trip to Wigan Athletic, whereas Rotherham have played twice in the last seven days.

Asked if it will be United’s toughest game all season, Robinson said: “It is, with the players that we have out and the ability to change.

“Where we get a bit of an upper hand is we didn’t play on Saturday and they did.

“Then they had to go away to Ipswich on Tuesday night, which would’ve been a difficult game for them.

“We know how well they’re playing, I went to watch them against Charlton at The Valley and that was a very good game. I saw first-hand how good they can be.”